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Scienzaltro - Astronomia, Cielo, Spazio: A nascondino attorno a Saturno

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A different astronomy and space science
related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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China’s Space Station Module Moves to Launch Site « Coalition for Space Exploration

China’s Space Station Module Moves to Launch Site « Coalition for Space Exploration | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
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The Final Countdown: Fueling the Anticipation

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An update on my NASA Tweetup adventure… The launch of the space shuttle Atlantis is just a week away, and with it the NASA Tweetup event of a lifetime. (Well, my lifetime anyway!
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ESA - Space Science - Integral challenges physics beyond Einstein

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ESA’s Integral gamma-ray observatory has provided results that will dramatically affect the search for physics beyond Einstein. It has shown that any underlying quantum ‘graininess’ of space must be at much smaller scales than previously predicted.
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NASA's Spitzer Finds Distant Galaxies Grazed on Gas - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA's Spitzer Finds Distant Galaxies Grazed on Gas - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Galaxies once thought of as voracious tigers are more like grazing cows, according to a new study using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
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Hacking DNA: Scientists Generate New Organisms Not Found in Nature

Hacking DNA: Scientists Generate New Organisms Not Found in Nature | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
An international team of researchers has now succeeded in generating a bacterium possessing a DNA in which thymine is replaced by the synthetic building block 5-chlorouracil (c), a substance toxic for other organisms.
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Redshift Seven « The e-Astronomer

Redshift Seven « The e-Astronomer | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
I am very happy today to report a triumph for UKIDSS, for Dan Mortlock and Steve Warren, and for UKIRT : the first quasar to break the redshift seven barrier.
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ESA Science & Technology: Neutron star caught feasting on clump of stellar matter

ESA Science & Technology: Neutron star caught feasting on clump of stellar matter | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
With a stroke of luck, astronomers using ESA's XMM-Newton X-ray observatory have observed a neutron star in a peculiar X-ray binary system undergoing an extremely rare, intense flare.
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La spazzatura spaziale sfiora la stazione Iss, collisione evitata d'un soffio

La spazzatura spaziale sfiora la stazione Iss, collisione evitata d'un soffio | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Una mezz'ora di paura nello spazio ieri. Un piccolo sciame di detriti in orbita, la cosiddetta "spazzatura spaziale" , sembrava dovessero collidere con la Stazione Spaziale Internazionale, ISS, a oltre 300 chilometri dal suolo.
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StarStuff

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Hi, I'm Stuart Gary, I'm a journalist and broadcaster with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. I love science, especially the majesty and wonder of space, so I put together a weekly astronomy...
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NanoRacks, Astrium to Send Centrifuge to ISS | Parabolic Arc

NanoRacks, Astrium to Send Centrifuge to ISS | Parabolic Arc | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
ASTRIUM/NANORACKS PR -- Friedrichshafen, Germany, 27.6.2011 - Astrium and Nanoracks plan to outfit a platform for microgravity investigations with a centrifuge...
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Earth’s Moon: Mysterious Swirls « Coalition for Space Exploration

Earth’s Moon: Mysterious Swirls « Coalition for Space Exploration | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Scientists are puzzled.

Our Moon is dotted with swirls, considered among the most puzzling features on the surface of the Moon. These bright, looping patterns are unlike anything seen in the solar system.
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Life's Little Mysteries - A Daily Investigation of the World Around You

Life's Little Mysteries - A Daily Investigation of the World Around You | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
We answer your questions about the world around us, from what's in the news to crazy questions you've always wondered about but never thought to ask.
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'Zombie' Stars Key to Measuring Dark Energy | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

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ESA - Space Science - 'Dirty hack' restores Cluster mission from near loss

ESA - Space Science - 'Dirty hack' restores Cluster mission from near loss | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Using ingenuity and an unorthodox 'dirty hack', ESA has recovered the four-satellite Cluster mission from near loss. The drama began in March, when a crucial science package stopped responding to commands – one of a mission controller's worst fears.
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STAR TRAK: IU News Room: Indiana University

STAR TRAK: IU News Room: Indiana University | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
For the first three weeks of July, the first planet to appear in the evening sky will be Mercury, visible near the west-northwestern horizon around 45 minutes after sunset.
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Ma chi ha messo quel sasso sulla Luna !!??

Ma chi ha messo quel sasso sulla Luna !!?? | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Il Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, satellite le cui immagini abbiamo già saccheggiato per altri post,  ci manda ora questa scena, quasi drammatica nella sua cristallina geometricità, di un alba sulla Luna, il 20 scorso.
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Beam it down, Scotty

Beam it down, Scotty | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
THE idea of collecting solar energy in space and beaming it to Earth has been around for at least 70 years.
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NASA - 'Odd Couple' Binary Makes Dual Gamma-ray Flares

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Every 3.4 years, a pair of mismatched stars in the southern constellation Crux whisk past each other, shooting out extreme forms of light each time.
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ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Driving a robot from Space Station

ESA - Human Spaceflight and Exploration - Driving a robot from Space Station | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Meet Justin, an android who will soon be controlled remotely by the astronauts in ESA’s Columbus laboratory on the International Space Station.
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Near miss for space station crew

Near miss for space station crew | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
A piece of debris narrowly misses the International Space Station in an incident that forced its crew to scramble to their rescue craft.
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Rover may tackle Kilimanjaro-sized mound on Mars - space - 28 June 2011 - New Scientist

Rover may tackle Kilimanjaro-sized mound on Mars - space - 28 June 2011 - New Scientist | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Scientists have whittled down the landing site possibilities for NASA's next Mars rover from a possible four to two...
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A Glitch in Pulsar J1718-3718

A Glitch in Pulsar J1718-3718 | Planets, Stars, rockets and Space | Scoop.it
Pulsars are noted as being some of the universe’s best clocks. Their highly magnetized nature gives rise to beams of high energy radiation that sweep out across the universe.
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